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Mar 12, 2013 11:00pm PDT
is the assistant attorney general of the civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most significant cases in the country. lawyers in the civil rights division get fanned out to places in the country to handle cases in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people and killing one when he was a young lawyer working in the civil rights division. he later served as a top deputy for attorney general janet reno, he was special counsel to ted kennedy and ser
SFGTV2
Mar 14, 2013 12:00am PDT
and civil rights issue and there's one thing that comes up in absolutely every conversation that i have had with people in the district, and that was bullying. and it really, it was, it's not surprising to the people in this room, i know. it was not surprising to me but it was troubling to me that in every community that i was meeting with, this was an issue prrp violence, harassment, physical, cyber, social, children on children, this kind of behavior is so disturbing and so troubling and so heartbreaking to so many people. even in this place, even in san francisco, california and northern california, which has got to be if not the most tolerant place in the country certainly amuck the most tolerance and diverse places in the community, this is what i was hearing out in the community and it's something we wanted to get involved in. and i'm so grateful that as a result of that all of you have agreed to come together to have a conversation about this issue with us included. i can't tell you how much we appreciate it. so thank you very much for being here. as i said, we're grailsd with th
SFGTV2
Mar 14, 2013 12:30am PDT
, the role of our federal government. tom perez, assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. she was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, rus
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2013 5:00pm EDT
convention this year was civil rights rapist bill clinton. [applause] the convention featured a tribute to teddy kennedy who has the only confirmed kill in the war on women. [applause] i half expected charles man son onshow up on night -- manson night three. some taxpayers don't want to pay for someone else's birth control. i think that haircut is birth ontrol enough. your average democrat believes crazyier than todd aiken but the democrats don't let their candidates open their mouths and stay stupid stuff. otherwise, you would have democrats saying that abortion shower funded federally, confiscate all guns. democrats tell their candidates open your mouth and we'll kill you. in addition to, being much better at stealing elections, democrats are much crueler to those who hurt the democratic party. they don't get book contracts or radio gigs or tv gigs for harming the democratic party. here is howard dean's tv show? if we focused on what is really causing problems, they are going to say that the problem with the republican party is the conservative principles. conservativism is the only t
SFGTV2
Mar 13, 2013 12:00am PDT
to that. and it is about state leadership, not just looking at the civil rights laws for protection, but -- and it certainly is our job to vigorously enforce them -- but it is your job as superintendent to (inaudible) even where the federal civil rights laws don't protect you. so it's a case of taking what you are doing, what folks are doing across the country and putting those on places like stopbullying dwofl .org so we can scale those up around the country. >> recognizable face. >> (inaudible) and i'm also head of the san francisco commission on women and the lieutenant governor asked about data. actually we do have data on bullying in san francisco high schools, particularly bullying among lgbt girls. so for the first time this year we've incorporated data that kevin coggin and ilsa (inaudible) provided and their suicide rates are off the charts, lesbian girls in our district. it's actually from the cdy youth risk survey. i want to offer that as a resource to folks in this room and encourage you in this pursuit of data. >> thank you. >> my question centers around the point o
FOX News
Mar 14, 2013 10:00am PDT
new report about the justice department's civil rights division suggesting deep hostile divisions when it comes to the idea of enforcing the voting rights laws equally, whether the defendant in the case is black or white. whether the victim in the case is black or white. that's coming up. and a rape case that's divided a town and captured the country's attention. the two suspects are members of a high school football team, the team is the star of the town, it's what people do in steubenville, ohio and the entire incident coming to light after a video was posted online in which someone on the team seemed to be mocking a girl who he thought appeared dead. she was not dead, thankfully, but she is said to be the victim after rape and these are the two boys who say they're innocent of that alleged sexual assault. kelly's court takes a look at the case. [ kate ] many women may not be absorbing the calcium they take as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor r
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
. that does not make any difference. the defense has been tried in court. is a civil rights statute. -- it is a civil rights statute. they can be a perfectly legitimate plaintiffs to bring a lawsuit, and there are a number of people who belong to disability organizations that actually, that is what their livelihood is, bringing these lawsuits. the gentleman over here, who was also a lawyer knows of at least one case involving two lawsuits. they started all neighborhoods. the target places like san francisco because this is an old city with old buildings, virtually none of which comply. we only have new construction that would be billed to 1988 compliance standards, usually. whatever kind of business you have, the building part does not enforce ada compliance. you have your architect look at the ada if you are going to make a major revision anyway. is very expensive to do that. the demand letter is a requirment for the state -- is a requirement for the state laws to be brought. for civil rights cases, you are expected to know the law and be in compliance. they do not make a demand un
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2013 11:30pm PDT
for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introduction -- no, i get to say something. i get to say something. as everyone in this room knows, youngest mayor in 100 years, right? youngest mayor in 100 years when he was elected 10 years ago and he has remained an effective and visionary leader for everyone. mayor newsom gained worldwide recognition when he granted marriage licenses to same sex couples in 2004. we all remember those moving pictures of smiling couples on the steps of city hall, some of them their children watching on. his actions in 2004 thrust this civil rights issue into the national spotlight and cemented his reputation as a fearless public officials who does what he thinks is right. under mayor newsom's energetic leadership the economy grew and the city became an economic center for biotech and clean tech. gach newsom has been a trail blaitzer on combating homelessness and protecting the government. in 2007 he was re-elected as mayor with more than 70 percent of the vote, which is unheard of.
SFGTV2
Mar 8, 2013 7:30pm PST
equality the cornerstone of his career. as a civil rights lawyer, he sued the housing authority to improve the standards of living for public housing tenants. and he also sued the fire department so women and people of color could get equal opportunity. as the director of this city's human rights commission, he expanded contracting opportunities for women and people of color. and today as mayor, he makes sure our city government reflects the diversity of this great city. on monday we were together, as i mentioned earlier, i college track on 3rd street in bayview where the mayor give his state of the city address. his administration's focus is on creating jobs, making sure that all of our residents have access to those jobs,st and from local hireness and job readiness, training and placement, we are moving towards equality for all with the mayor's leadership. ladies and gentlemen, i'd like to introduce the 43rd mayor of san francisco, mayor edwin lee. (applause) >> good afternoon, everyone. all right. welcome to city hall and happy black history month here in san francisco. nobody got it be
Comedy Central
Mar 12, 2013 1:00am PDT
molfuss is a real person with a real record on civil rights. you may be thinking to yourself, couldn't you just look that up? yeah, we could have. or, or we could have remained smugly satisfied with the funny name. we went with b mainly because i am a made 12-year-old boy trapped in a 75-year-old man's body. so as it turns out dick molfuss -- don't get tickled by the name, johnny boy -- it turns out dick molfuss has a long and distinguished record of speaking out for civil rights in mississippi. he's an honorable and good man. who in the '90s led the charge on big voting rights reforms there. in 1989 he spoke at a 25th anniversary memorial for the three civil rights activists murdered outside philadelphia mississippi during the summer, a speech that earned mr. molpus death threats. apparently bitter racists live longer than you would think. anyway, we found out all this, i'd say, about a half hour after it aired on a thursday night i might add. not the best night for us to make a mistake. sincere apologies to mr. molpus. he did not ask us for apologize. no one contacted us to complain. my
SFGTV
Mar 12, 2013 6:00pm PDT
together around this issue representing our civil rights, labor, and social justice and religious organizations as well as our diverse communities including leaders from our african-american, asian american, latino, lgbt and jewish communities. my second item is to call for a hearing around a potential sewage disaster. as supervisor yee well knows from district 7 two weeks ago, a pc water main broke in west polk which damages 23 homes on a residential block. over the past two years our city has had over 200 water main breaks and about as many burst water sewer lines and paid out claims and judgments in that period totaling over $5 million. in today's chronicle, and this is an article that is at the top of a bay area section of sf gate, the chronicle reported that the 8 washington [speaker not understood] project we considered last year is built as was currently planned could threaten our city's north force main, which is a sewer pipeline that carries one quarter of our city's sewage. serving the financial district, north beach, chinatown, the marina, and other northeast neighborho
Comedy Central
Mar 13, 2013 11:30pm PDT
's cute over to you stephen. thanks, steve! [laughter] nation, no one is a bigger fan of the civil rights movement than yours truly. i even attended 1963's historic march on washington-- and this is true-- while still in my mother's womb. [laughter] i'll never forget martin luther king's stirring words. [heartbeat sounds] [muffled voice] [laughter] that's why i'm personally invested in a challenge to the 1965 voting rights act now before the supreme court. that's right. the law that banned the silencing of african americans is finally coming before our nation's foremost silent african-american. [laughter] of course, before the voting rights act black people were regularly kept from voting with roadblocks like literacy tests, poll taxes, and "you must be this white to vote" signs. [laughter] now that law is being challenged in the supreme court by shelby county, alabama. they argue that the law is unfair, because it applies only to states with histories of racial discrimination: alabama, arizona, georgia, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, parts of carolina, texas, virginia, an
SFGTV
Mar 12, 2013 10:30pm PDT
afternoon. my name is rachel roberts and i am the civil rights coordinator for the council on american islamic relations san francisco bay area office. i would first of all like to thank you on behalf of our organization for supporting this important resolution and i would especially like to acknowledge the commitment and hard work of supervisor chiu and his wonderful staff. thank you. those of us who come from marginalized communities know that in tightxv of great fear and prejudice that it is not politically easy to stand with communities that are being scapegoated. today you have made it clear to the world that san francisco will not give in too bigtry. over the past 24 hours, we have heard from many members of the american muslim community. we are here to share their gratitude for your bravery and your commitment to diversity and inclusion. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >>> the greatest miscarriage of justice was when jesus was killed. and when they came to the place which is called calvary, there they crucified him and the malefactors, one on the right hand and one on the
SFGTV2
Mar 10, 2013 7:00pm PDT
became involved in civil rights movement to protect housing discrimination after a local real estate office refused to work with him because he was black. then there were a very significant first. first african american elected to san francisco in the california state assembly. the first african american speaker of the california state assembly. and as we all know the first african mayor of san francisco [ applause ] >> first, the first, the first. and a speaker of the assembly he would also become the first and the only politicians to hold that position for 15 years. longer than any other individual so much so that a new paradigm was created with prop 140 which instituted term limits. had that not happened and all likelihood, willie brown might still be speaker had he so desired the. [ [ applause ] >> it's worth noting that willie became speaker of the state assembly after the coalition of republican and democrats. 28 republicans, 23 democrats. some say this goes back to a period of more consilt tree and less contentious part of american policies. i would a tend that it's his way to
CBS
Mar 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
: could you make the business case for marriage equality or just generally civil rights in this organization? >> the business case for marriage equality is the same as the business case for diversity. we're a talent business. we need to attract and retain the most talented people. and we want to be attractive to the most diverse groups there are. and that includes people who are part of same-sex couples. it's a civil rights issue, but it's also a business issue. the ability for employment benefits to be shared among spouses all hinges on being able to deal with families of gay people in the same way that you deal with families of straight people. >> reporter: so you did this video for human rights campaign which was all over youtube. and i read that you actually lost one big client who had a religious affiliation. >> i understood completely why they did it. i didn't like it. but i understood it. and by the way, they understood why we were taking the postion that we did. so i'm not saying we're not friends but we're not managing their money. >> reporter: see i have to rea
LINKTV
Mar 16, 2013 2:30pm PDT
a yes vote. >> rest in peace. this is an important they that we have been fighting for. >> many civil-rights activists are calling for a no vote. they say it does not sufficiently limit his powers. >> the draft being put together says it more authority vests with the president. >> the referendum results are expected within five days. it will be months before gesture political impact can accurately be assessed. >> we will take a look at the latest bundesleague action in a moment, but here's a look at what else is making news. the united states has announced plans to bolster missile defense and alaska by the end of 2017. washington is cancelling part of the european missile defense plan. defense secretary chou cables as the changes reflect -- chuck hagel says it reflects threats from south korea. french tourists have been in gang raped in india. a woman was camping with her husband went men wielding sticks attack the couple. this come three months after a 23-year-old girl was gang raped in delhi in a case that sparked international outrage. the defending champions, dortmund, came from behind t
SFGTV2
Mar 10, 2013 7:30pm PDT
amos brown to present the plaque to mayor brown's unwavering commitment to civil rights. [ applause ] >> thank you richard brown. it's good to see you and thank you dr. parkel. that's all i got. i could listen to him talk all day. that was fantastic. >> christina, would you like to come up again? >> thank you. we have a few special thank yous that we want to wrap the ceremony up with. if vernal, elsie and deanna if you can please come up. we would really appreciate it. and so behalf on the mayor's office we would like to say thank you deeply for your contribution for making these services such a success. >> thank you. >> they are beautiful. >> for you. we have certificates of honor on behalf of the mayor's services. we are good at making certificates of honor. >> thank you. >> okay. and thank you to everybody for your contribution, your time and commitment to showing up today. the sponsors, we appreciate your support. now that concludes our ceremony. please enjoy the reception. thank you. >> this is smack in the middle of the tenderloin neighborhood where there are 50,000 people wi
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2013 10:30pm PDT
and identify theft and hate crimes and civil rights issue and there's one thing that comes up in absolutely every conversation that i have had with people in the district, and that was bullying. and it really, it was, it's not surprising to the people in this room, i know. it was not surprising to me but it was troubling to me that in every community that i was meeting with, this was an issue prrp violence, harassment, physical, cyber, social, children on children, this kind of behavior is so disturbing and so troubling and so heartbreaking to so many people. even in this place, even in san francisco, california and northern california, which has got to be if not the most tolerant place in the country certainly amuck the most tolerance and diverse places
CNN
Mar 10, 2013 4:00am PDT
granted one of the largest civil rights verdicts to an ohio man who spent 11 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. david ayers was awarded $13.2 million. he was freed in 2011 after dna tests cleared him in the killing of a 76-year-old woman at the public housing complex where she worked. the city attorney in cleveland, which is on the hook to pay, says officials are, quote, disappointed and considering their options. >>> it is a day of rest at the vatican before one of the biggest weeks for the roman catholic faithful. starting on tuesday, 115 cardinal electors will begin the process of voting for a new pope, but there is also controversy as a cardinal in the conclave is accused of covering up child abuse by a priest. cnn's senior international correspondent dan rivers joins us now from rome. he is just down the street from the vatican. dan, the cardinals begin voting on tuesday. what is the likelihood that they'll pick a new pope right away, that it may take a day or two, or will it take longer, do you think? >> reporter: the honest answer is, no one knows. back in '92 it took
CSPAN
Mar 10, 2013 7:00am EDT
. king said the time to transition from the civil rights movement to a human rights movement. meaningful equality he said could not be achieved through civil rights alone. without basic human rights, the right to work, the right to shelter, the right to quality education, without basic human rights, he said, civil rights are an empty promise. so in honor of dr. king and all those who labored to end the old jim crow, i hope will commit ourselves to building a human rights movement to end mass incarceration. a movement for education not incarceration. a movement for jobs, not jails. a movement to end all these forms of legal discrimination against people. discrimination that denies basic human rights to work, to shelter and food. but mostly -- mutt -- what must we do to end this movement? first we have to tell the truth, the whole truth. we've got to be willing to admit out loud that we as a nation managed to re-create a cap like system in this country we've got to be willing to tell the truth in our schools, in our churches and our places of worship, behind bars and in the reentry centers
FOX News
Mar 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
the inspector general's report, basically misleading the commission on civil rights about the lawsuit, it relates to the new black panther party back in 2008, those were the guys standing outside the polling place in philly banging on batons and wearing military gear, as we're putting up on the screen here. why don't you explain that. >> yes, just to set the context, remember that these thugs were harassing not only people who were voting at that philadelphia precinct in the fall of 2008, but also harassing and hurling poisonous racial epithets and demagoguery and people trying to monitor the voting booth there. it's thanks to brave whistle blowers within the goj, christopher adams and christopher coates the head of the rights section and who blue the whistle, and the monkeying around by many of the appointees, the polittization, and even under the administration, they had agreed that these people were culpable for violating voting rights laws. >> sean: he also refused to honor the subpoenas. thinking the position he has, he has a obligatin obligation t what is asked of him, especiall
FOX News
Mar 13, 2013 9:00pm PDT
with controversy. perez currently oversees the civil rights division, and under his division, challenged voting laws and opponents say it restricts minority voting. that's not all, learning a new report released by the department inspector general, the lawsuit against the new black panther party back in 2008. joining me now to explore more on this possible pick. is syndicated columnist, michelle malkin. welcome back. >> thanks for having me on, sean. >> sean: and the radical people keep getting through and i would expect him to take his ideological comrades. >> this is completely expected of course and i think the ball is now in the court of the republican party to expose just how radical this assistant attorney general is and i've reported extensively on tom perez's history as an extremist, race-baiter, and i think most troubling from my perspective, his long-time advocacy, not of american workers, but of illegal alien workers. this is somebody who cut his teeth at casa de maryland which is one of the most activist open border groups in the country. it's funded by government. millions of dolla
PBS
Mar 10, 2013 6:30pm PDT
, at the moment of the civil rights, african american civil rights movement, culminating in the voting rights act, civil rights act, the beginning of the great society. and then the left said, "you know what? democracy doesn't work. let's take to the streets." well, always take to the streets, but always make sure that there are people in the halls of power who can listen to what you're saying on the streets and say, "okay, i get it. i'm going to do something about this." which means surrendering to some degree the romance of revolution. i hope that i'm not less radical in terms of what i'd like to see transformed. i believe that we can live in a more economically and socially just world than we live in. i think we have to save the planet and i think that's going to call for enormous sacrifice and a transformation of society where we really come to terms with what has to happen in order to stop global warming or reverse it. >> and can that happen without a mass movement? what lincoln did he did because before him and behind him were the abolitionists, the radicals, the feminists, the women who we
SFGTV
Mar 9, 2013 4:30pm PST
things. 1964 title seven of the civil rights act prohibits discrimination of covered employers based on race, sex, national origin and 15 or more employees for each working day and in the calendar year and most employers are subject to this. next slide. in 1978 as was referenced the san francisco commission on women and women library workers conducted a study on city classifications and according to that study women earned 69% of what men earned. notice it's not much higher than 1955. men worked in 1200 classes and women were concentrated under 500 classes. the conclusion of that report said men's jobs pay more with comparable education and experience. the context at the time there was a supreme court case and they ruled title seven covers wage discrimination whether or not the jobs are exactly the same or not, so it was considered a landmark decision. however, in the application of this court case since 1981 there has been a narrowing of the application. a lot of cases have used the bennett amendment to justify pay differentials based on gender, and actually in fact the
CBS
Mar 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
involved in the movement, the antiwar movement and civil rights, et cetera, but that the sense of an ongoing process, an ongoing educational process, which was what they were really there for was not going to be sacrificed to this. >> sounds like there's a silver lining. >> there is and that's why i took this line in the book which not everybody has bought which is to emphasize the continuities rather than the change. >> and that comes in bearing my time here, not to cut you off or interrupt you, rethinking the other in antiquity is a later work, but -- >> much later. >> but the antiquity -- rethinking the other, the theme of this discussion, the other, the bad guys, the people there who are different from us we embody them with evil and so on, rethinking that, but still it's a book for our times, i assume. >> well, i would like to think it is a book for our time because, as i said, i'd like to see antiquity as a positive model rather than a negative model for our times in terms of these enter connections and the sense of a mutual regard, a
PBS
Mar 16, 2013 12:00am PDT
at pbs.org. tavis: hi, i'm tavis smiley. join me next time as we look at moments in the fight for civil rights with a pulitzer prize winner. that is next time. we will see you then. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. thank you.
CNN
Mar 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
of the largest civil rights verdicts ever. 56-year-old david ayers a former security officer was freed in 2011 after dna tests cleared him in the killing of a 76-year-old woman. >>> hours from now, the cat haven preserve in california will reopen four days after an african lion killed a 24-year-old intern. diana hanson. the lion escaped his enclosure and pounced on her as she was cleaning a nearby cage. they're expected to brief the public before the gates are opened. >>> look what was lying on a roadside in south carolina. a very cute, very cute black bears. they're only a-month-old. they weigh less than three pounds each. this was discovered by a family. they were driving along the highway and the family, despite the kids who are also very cute wanting to keep the bears, they gave the bears to a wildlife rescue facility. >>> now to the search for a new head of the catholic church. the conclave begins on tuesday. if modern history is any indication, there could be a new pope as early as next weekend. for the 115 cardinals who are there and will be voting, there are certainly papal politics at
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2013 2:15pm EDT
that transgendered discrimination is a civil rights issue of our time? he really did. god help the republic. so what do we conservatives do? what is a conservative? over the last three days we have had a terrific and elegant speeches from people who have been talking about this. instead i am going to talk about what a conservative is not. paul ryan, you are a good man and you mean well and you had real courage in taking on medicare and you've shown real courage in taking on the issue of obamacare. budget of 41osed trillion dollars over the next 10 years with more and more and more spending every year, keeping the obamacare taxes is not conservatism. this is not waht we do. the you have national aspirations? to yourself and your country a favor, take that budget back and return with a new one. doeswith one that truly reduce the government. one that puts us on a path of solvency by the eradicating the national debt. then what would happen is not just your political aspirations but to your legacy. when you call for unity, when you call for conservatives to seeing it from the same hymnal and then public
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2013 5:45pm EDT
school choice. [applause] the civil rights issue of the next generation. i would like to see more democrats going and explaining to young kids trapped in failing schools, young african- americans, why they are willing to consign -- confine another generation to not having a fair fair and equal shot at the american dream. [applause] we need to stand with israel. [applause] but we need to stop sending foreign aid to nations that hate us. [applause] just two weeks ago, president obama canceled white house source and said $250 million to egypt. and sent 250 million dollars to egypt, with no conditions, nothing focused on u.s. national security principally wrote a check. -- security. simply wrote a check. we need to get back to growth and opportunity. spreading the message that our policies work, their policies don't, that government control hurts those struggling to ihieve the american dream -- can promise you something. abc, nbc, cbs, "the new york -- none of them are going to help spread that message. but we have something more powerful. we have each and every one of you. [applause]
CBS
Mar 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> it's a civil rights issue but it's also a business issue. >> axelrod: jill schlesinger talks to goldman sachs chief lloyd blankfein. an iraq war veteran is jobless and almost broke and blames toxic military burn pits. jeff glor with a moving story of a soldier's wife taking on the battle he's too sick to fright. and the closer-- tony guida on closure mariano rivera the greatest relief picture in baseball history announces this season will be his last. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. we begin tonight at the vatican. three days from now, 115 cardinals will convene and begin the process of electing the next pope. while the conclave is conducted in utmost secrecy, we are now seeing some very clear signs of what's about to happen. as alan pizzey reports, those who watch the vatican most closely say an american could be considered. >> reporter: the news alertew system for the conclave was installed on the roof of the sistine chapel today. two stoves linked to a single pipe will convey the decisions of cardinals
MSNBC
Mar 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
and former dean who have filed a complaint with the office of civil rights on behalf of themselves and 64 other assault survivor. failure to adequately respond and investigate the claims and hearing committees poorly trained to handle the cases. joining us is andrea and annie, a former student at chapel hill. both are survivors of sexual assault and are two of the women bringing st complaint against the university. i really appreciate you guys going forward. a lot of women are coming forward and being a part of what they're doing. what do you hope to accomplish with your complaint? >>. >> on a very basic level we hope to hold them accountable. but since coming forward, as you know, this is much bigger than a singular issue campaign. we start to notice trends and patterns that have happened, you know, nationwide. if you look at yale, you start to notice the same things. so it's not only procedural change and holding administrators accountable but having larger conversation about sexual assault. certainly how we treat each other in the country. and so it's a much larger issue. you want to c
KRON
Mar 10, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, thomas perez. perez currently heads-up the justice department's civil rights division. if nominated, he'll have to be confirmed by the senate. he would succeed hilda l. solis, a former congresswoman who resigned in january. >> i cannot get enough of a fire breathing octopus let me show you one more time!. no. 59 on the emporium . - the. -#15 their new location at pier..15.. you can see the fog that is rolling in and pressing towards oakland and even as far as hayward and a san mateo. some of the fog into the north bay. it should clear away quickly. the off- shore wind. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m., retreating back along the coast. warmer temperatures getting into the 70's. the warmer conditions away from the bay and by that time we could see the warmest conditions with 80s. and the warmest inland valleys. here is futurecast. the yellow is showing the 70's. and it will remain relatively cool by the bay. 60s in place because of the sea breeze. as we go for tuesday, notice the temperatures are expanding with the warm to with the exception of the coast. still warmer on wednesday. take a look. the or
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